A SOUTH Yorkshire man was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after a lamppost fell on to the car he was in - trapping him inside.
The 23-year-old, from Scawthorpe, Doncaster, was a passenger in a red Fiat Punto travelling along Doncaster Road, Denaby Main, when the car crashed into steel fencing and a lamppost.
Police said the lamppost fell on to the roof of the car - trapping the passenger inside until firefighters cut him free.
He was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary, where he was detained.
The driver of the car - a 21-year-old man from Denaby Main - was taken to hospital suffering from shock and slight injuries but was later released and arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.
Witnesses to the crash at 10.40pm on Saturday should call police on 0114 220 2020 and quote incident number 1,267 of March 5.
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Police were alerted to the incident at 10.40pm on Saturday.
n A Vauxhall Corsa found burning on Cresswell Road, Darnall, Sheffield, had been deliberately set alight.
Firefighters were called to the scene and extinguished the flames.